A1M blocked in both directions at Peterborough after lorry hits lamppost

A lorry has hit a lamppost on the A1M which has fallen across the opposite carriageway blocking the road in both directions.

Monday, 23rd October 2017, 3:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:29 am
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The crash took place on the A1M southbound between Haddon and Norman Cross at 1.45pm today, Monday October 23.

The lorry hit a lamppost which has fallen across the northbound carriageway. Police have confirmed all six lanes are closed between Haddon Services and Norman Cross.

A car has then hit the back of the stranded lorry.

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Police, ambulance and fire crews are at the scene.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.